Catalyst Orthoscience rethinks total shoulder arthoplasty

Catalyst OrthoScience speaks with SmartTRAK at the Orthopedic Summit Meeting (OSET) 2017 regarding the Company’s next generation total shoulder solution and its strategy for competing with the big players in this space. The Catalyst CSR Total Shoulder System is the result of the visionary insight of Steven Goldberg, MD, a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon and shoulder


Common Knee Injuries

Our knees are one part of the body that are put under strain regularly throughout the day. Not only are our knees responsible for providing stability, they must also bear the weight of our entire body. Because of the large role our knees play in our lives, we may experience pain at least once. The


Rotator Cuff Injuries – What You Should Know

Your shoulders are much more important than you may realize whether it’s during sports, your morning routine, or daily errands. While you use your shoulders every day, injuries such as a rotator cuff injury can significantly impact your daily life. In Naples, Florida, Dr. Goldberg believes that everyone should know about rotator cuff injury prevention


Preventing and Treating ACL Injuries

Are you an athlete? Athletes who are involved in strenuous activity, including running, jumping, or pivoting, are generally at a higher risk of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. ACL injuries may result from a direct impact to the knee, which leads to an abnormal bend of the joint. Generally, ACL injuries don’t require contact


What is a Meniscus Tear and How Do We Treat It?

The meniscus is a disc-shaped piece of cartilage in between the two major bones of the knee. There are two meniscus– one on the inner side of the knee, and one on the outer side of the knee. The meniscus serves as a cushion and a shock absorber. Injuries involving the meniscus are one of


PRP therapy

What is PRP Therapy? PRP stands for Platelet Rich Plasma, which is a new type of non-surgical treatment for sports medicine and other types of injuries. Platelet rich plasma is blood that has been specially prepared to reduce the number of red and white blood cells. This then increases the proportion of platelets in the


  • You have successfully completed two shoulder replacement surgeries on one patient who is forever grateful for the relief of pain as well as for the additional ease of movement in both arms. It is to your credit that I am now able to sleep nights without the constant discomfort that I previously experienced. You went beyond the call of duty in every area and took time to explain the procedures. You have a great future ahead of you. My wife and I can not thank you enough for giving us a new lease on an active retirement. -W.F.
  • Thank you for taking such fine care of my husband. We truly appreciate your kindness, precision and you made the ordeal seem much calmer than it really was. Today, reality set in when the x-rays showing how he is healing revealed the depth! Thanks so much! -M.M.
  • Thank you so much for the successful repair of my rotator cuff and the follow-up care by you and Donna, my therapist. I appreciate the professionalism I was shown by you and all who were involved in my surgery and recovery. I will continue my therapy at home, as you recommended, and look forward to seeing you when I return next season. -R.M.
  • Back in January of this year (2013), I fractured my shoulder in a boating accident. I was so impressed with the professionalism of you and your entire staff. After several month of physical therapy, I have recovered much of my mobility and have gotten back to playing racquetball. Thank you for turning a not so good situation into one with positive results. -D.M.

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